first string


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first string

n.
A group of players that play regularly or start games for a sports team.

first′-string′ adj.

first string

n
(Squash & Fives) the top player of a team in an individual sport, such as squash
adj
1. (Team Sports, other than specified) being a regular member of a team rather than a substitute or reserve
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) being the top player of a team in an individual sport
3. of high rating; first-class
References in classic literature ?
When the fox felt the first string, he started so that he one leg, from pain, but he bore it, and still kept his tail high in the air; at the second sting, he was forced to put it down for a moment; at the third, he could hold out no longer, screamed, and put his tail between his legs.
While one hand hung up the first string the other was already unwinding the band on the second leg.
Far Eastern University earned its first string of back-to-back games after brushing off winless University of the East, 25-20, 25-17, 24-26, 25-22, in the UAAP Season 80 women's volleyball tournament Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Valley St James A are the runaway leaders at the start of the new season, but Brighouse's first string are giving chase and reduced the table-toppers lead to five points after nothing an 8-1 win at Fartown A.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 17, 2015-Healthcare Staffing Firm AMN Closes Acquisition of The First String
The manual continues with illustrated examples of notes on the E or first string, notes on the B or second string, notes on the G or third string, notes on the D or fourth string, notes on the A or fifth string and notes on the lower E or sixth string.
GREATER RESPONSIBILITY Jockey Ryan Moore will ride Aiden O'Brien's first string for the remainder of the season
The first string of the offshore gas pipeline in Russia's territorial waters will be laid later this year.
The band have also revealed their first string of tour dates including an intimate debut show at Cardiff 's 350-capacity CF10 venue at Cardiff University on July 22.
The Board members approved the signing of a contract for laying the first string of South Stream's offshore section and a pipe procurement contract for the second string of the gas pipeline offshore section.
Then I plugged the first string in and it worked perfectly.
Chadwick End's first string, the reigning Division Three champions, will try to go one better on Tuesday night when they face Division Two title holders Westlea Reserves in the final of the Sean Horgan Cup at Kenilworth Town (7.